Thessaloniki Locarno Industry Academy: November 2-7, 2024


The Thessaloniki IFF, in collaboration with the Locarno Film Festival, launched the Thessaloniki Locarno Industry Academy in Southeastern Europe and the Mediterranean region in 2016. The ninth edition is taking place physically (November 2-7, 2024) in the context of the TIFF65 AGORA. The Thessaloniki Locarno Industry Academy is a tailor-made training program created to help young professionals in the cinema industry, i.e. sales agents, distributors and new media professionals, to expand their experience and networking in the fields of international sales, marketing, distribution and programming. Each year up to 8 young film professionals will participate in the Thessaloniki Locarno Industry Academy. In this five-day program, top film professionals will offer their expertise to the 8 participants through discussions, case study presentations and teamwork.

The Thessaloniki Locarno Industry Academy is part of the Locarno Industry Academy network, which includes the Latin America Locarno Industry Academies: Mexico Industry Academy, São Paulo Industry Academy, Colombia Industry Academy, Santiago Industry Academy, and the Beirut-Locarno Industry Academy, Southern Africa Industry Academy, South Asia Industry Academy, NYC Industry Academy.


A. What does the Industry Academy offer to its participants?


B. Am I the right candidate for the Thessaloniki Locarno Industry Academy?


C. The Thessaloniki Locarno Industry Academy offers:


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E. Application Materials:


> TIFF65 Thessaloniki Locarno Industry Academy Application - Αvailable July 15, 2024
Submission Deadline: August 16, 2024


For inquiries please contact: Konstantinos Aivaliotis, Regional Manager - Thessaloniki Locarno Industry Academy, Locarno Film Festival, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.